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SUNDANCE 2020 Prix

Les coproductions européennes brillent à Sundance

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- Les 28 prix destinés aux longs-métrages du festival ont été décernés ; l'événement a annoncé que la Britannique Tabitha Jackson sera sa nouvelle directrice

Les coproductions européennes brillent à Sundance
Yalda, la nuit du pardon de Massoud Bakhshi

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The four Grand Jury Prizes are the top gongs at the Sundance Film Festival, which has just come to a close. There are two dramatic and two documentary Grand Jury trophies, further split between US and world cinema productions. There were many happy flights back across the Atlantic for European executives, who can now say that their films were victorious at the prestigious gathering.

The World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic was awarded to Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness [+lire aussi :
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, Massoud Bakhshi’s drama about a woman sentenced to death in Iran for killing her husband. The film received support from France, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg. 

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Epicentro [+lire aussi :
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, Hubert Sauper’s affectionate look at Cuba, its people and its history, won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary. The film received support from France and Austria.

The Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary went to Jerry Rothwell’s The Reason I Jump [+lire aussi :
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. The UK-US movie, based on the book by Naoki Higashida, explores the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people around the world.

The Audience Award for World Cinema Dramatic went to Identifying Features [+lire aussi :
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, set on the Mexican-US border. Fernanda Valadez helmed the Spanish-Mexican production.

The Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary was won by Iryna Tsilyk, for The Earth Is Blue as an Orange [+lire aussi :
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, a feature about filmmaking set amid the war in Ukraine. The Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic went to Maïmouna Doucouré for Cuties [+lire aussi :
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, about young dancers in France.

Several European producers were involved in films that won Special Jury Awards. The productions crowned with these were Surge [+lire aussi :
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, This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection [+lire aussi :
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, Identifying Features, The Painter and the Thief [+lire aussi :
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interview : Benjamin Ree
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and Acasă, My Home [+lire aussi :
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interview : Radu Ciorniciuc
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.

Finally, Tabitha Jackson will be the new Sundance festival director, succeeding John Cooper. British-born Jackson had been working as head of the Documentary Film programme. Her previous roles include head of Arts and Performance at Channel 4.

Here is the full list of winners at Sundance 2020:

World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Grand Jury Prize
Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness [+lire aussi :
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- Massoud Bakhshi (Iran/France/Germany/Switzerland/Luxembourg)

Directing Award
Maïmouna Doucouré - Cuties [+lire aussi :
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(France)

Special Jury Award for Acting
Ben Whishaw - Surge [+lire aussi :
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(UK)

Special Jury Award for Best Screenplay
Fernanda Valadez, Astrid Rondero - Identifying Features [+lire aussi :
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(Mexico/Spain)

Special Jury Award for Visionary Filmmaking
This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection [+lire aussi :
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- Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese (Lesotho/South Africa/Italy)

Audience Award
Identifying Features - Fernanda Valadez

World Cinema Documentary Competition

Grand Jury Prize
Epicentro [+lire aussi :
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- Hubert Sauper (Austria/France/USA)

Directing Award
Iryna Tsilyk - The Earth Is Blue as an Orange [+lire aussi :
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(Ukraine/Lithuania)

Special Jury Award for Creative Storytelling
The Painter and the Thief [+lire aussi :
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– Benjamin Ree (Norway)

Special Jury Award for Cinematography
Radu Ciorniciuc - Acasă, My Home [+lire aussi :
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(Romania/Germany/Finland)

Special Jury Award for Editing
Mila Aung-Thwin, Ryan Mullins, Sam Soko - Softie (Kenya)

Audience Award
The Reason I Jump [+lire aussi :
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- Jerry Rothwell (UK/USA)

US Dramatic

Grand Jury Prize
Minari – Lee Isaac Chung (USA)

Directing Award
Radha Blank - The 40-Year-Old Version (USA)

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
Edson Oda - Nine Days (USA)

Special Jury Award for Ensemble Cast
Charm City Kings - Angel Manuel Soto (USA)

Special Jury Award for Auteur Filmmaking
Shirley - Josephine Decker (USA)

US Dramatic Special Jury Award for Neo-Realism
Never Rarely Sometimes Always [+lire aussi :
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- Eliza Hittman (USA)

Audience Award
Minari - Lee Isaac Chung

US Documentary

Grand Jury Prize
Boys State - Jesse Moss, Amanda McBaine (USA)

Directing Award 
Garrett Bradley - Time (USA)

Special Jury Award for Editing
Tyler H Walk - Welcome to Chechnya (USA)

Special Jury Award for Innovation in Non-fiction Storytelling
Dick Johnson Is Dead – Kirsten Johnson (USA)

Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker
Feels Good Man – Arthur Jones (USA)

Special Jury Award for Social Impact Filmmaking
The Fight – Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman, Eli Despres (USA)

Audience Award
Crip Camp - Nicole Newnham, Jim LeBrecht (USA)

NEXT

Audience Award
I Carry You With Me - Heidi Ewing (USA/Mexico)

Innovator Prize
I Carry You With Me - Heidi Ewing (USA/Mexico)

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